Dipl. Pol. Thomas Zimmermann

FB 05 - Gesellschaftswissenschaften - Chair for Methods of Empirical Social Research

Research Interest
Educational inequality, quantitative research methods.


Academic background





Since 08/2013                                     PhD-Candidate at the Chair for Methods of Empirical Social Research, University of Kassel, Germany. Dissertation: Formation, development and realization of educational aspirations and expectations of disadvantaged children and youth in Germany.



 



06/2007                                        Diploma in Political Science, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany (German degree: 1.3; US-GPA: 3.81). Diploma thesis: The importance of institutional transition points and language teaching programs for children and young persons with an immigration background in Germany and Sweden (German degree: 1.3) (Advisors: Prof. Dr. Frank Nonnenmacher and Prof. Dr. Gert Krell).



 



04/2007                                            First State Examination in Teaching German and Social Studies for Secondary and Upper Secondary Schools, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany (German degree: 1.58; US-GPA: 3.81).




Awards

03/2015
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Travel Award for the annual meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference, Washington D.C., USA



Memberships and non-academic activities

nternational Sociological Association (ISA), Research Committee on Social Stratification (RC28), Research Committee on Logic and Methodology (RC33) and “Research Committee on Rational Choice (RC45).
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Publications

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Lectures

09/2016
08/2016
03/2015
Does Students’ Gender Matter? Parents’ Educational Expectations and Their Determinants and Consequences in Explaining Students’ Dropout in an Area in Cambodia
Annual meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference, Washington D.C., United States of America

03/2014
Equity and Quality in Educational Decision-making: Results of a longitudinal study of 6th grade Cambodian students
Annual meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada

03/2013
Schooling or working? An empirical Test of the Breen and Goldthorpe Model in a provincial area of Cambodia
Annual meeting of the 57th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society, New Orleans, United States of America

03/2013
Student transition from primary to lower secondary school in Cambodia: Findings and implications from pupil and parent perspectives
Annual meeting of the 57th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society, New Orleans, United States of America

04/2012
Gender and educational and career aspirations: First results of a longitudinal study of 6th grade Cambodian students
Annual meeting of the 56th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society, San Juan, Puerto Rico


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